Hospital Design Post-COVID-19

January 11, 2022


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety protocols and contagion control have become standard for new hospital projects and renovations, according to Building Design + Construction. In addition, the pandemic has emphasized the need for healthcare facilities to have …

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Cloud Surveillance for Healthcare Facilities

October 26, 2021


The healthcare industry is increasingly turning to the cloud for security measures in safeguarding facilities. In particular, IT departments and the healthcare C-suite are opting for VSaaS (video surveillance as a service) for monitoring operations, patients and property. As a …

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Workplace “Presenteeism” and Self-Care

September 7, 2021


September is National Self-Care Awareness Month, and self-care has never been more important than it is right now. Employers can help employees embrace self-treatment and a healthy lifestyle by encouraging a self-care program as part of workplace wellness efforts. The …

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Food as Medicine in the Healthcare Setting

April 20, 2021


While hospital food has often had negative associations of being bland or unpleasant, healthcare facilities are seeking ways to provide a better overall experience for their patients and staff with healthy, tasty menus. Dietary services play an integral role in …

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Housekeeping and Cleanliness in Your Care Facility

Housekeeping and Cleanliness in Your Care Facility

February 2, 2021


In celebration of National Patient Recognition Week, we wanted to share some tips on housekeeping and cleanliness in your hospitals and care facilities to keep your patients healthy and safe. Patient Expectations There are certain standards that are expected of …

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The Important Role of a CRNA in Your Healthcare Community

The Important Role of a CRNA in Your Healthcare Community

January 28, 2021


This week is National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Week and to celebrate, we thought we would take a moment to talk about the many benefits CRNAs bring to your healthcare facility. What is a CRNA? CRNAs provide care in the …

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Ergonomic workstations ease unnecessary muscle strain

July 10, 2019


In a previous article, we looked at why standing desks and adjustable workstations are healthier, more productive options for employees. Today, we’re going to look at how to make workstations more ergonomic. Ergonomic design seeks to minimize strain on the …

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New approaches to controlling infections

May 17, 2017


Drug resistant bacteria are a consistent concern in hospitals and healthcare facilities. No matter how well your cleaning crew cleans, there are still going to be bacteria and spores left behind. Studies show that less than half of surfaces are …

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Active Shooter Planning and Response

April 5, 2017


According to a study in Annals of Emergency Medicine, from 2000-2011 the United States had 154 hospital-related shootings. An FBI study noted that from 2000-2013, active shooter incidents have become more frequent. The first seven years of their study show …

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